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The US Inches Toward Building EV Batteries at Home

The history of battery science is filled with short circuits, explosions—and, occasionally, tales of redemption. One of...

A Project to Count Climate Crisis Deaths Has Surprising Results

Climate change can kill people in all kinds of ways. There are the obvious ones—wildfires, storms, and...

Humanity Has Turned Land Itself Into a Menace

Buildings in Russia are crumbling like they’re made of Lego bricks. Alaska spends millions of dollars each...

A genetic analysis hints at why COVID-19 can mess with smell

For many people, one of the fastest tip-offs that they have COVID-19 is the loss of taste...

Global Ship Traffic Could Imperil the Antarctic's Biosecurity

Right now, the Antarctic and the waters around it are surprisingly free of invasive species. According to...

Is There Really Such a Thing as Low-Carbon Beef?

There are a lot of ways to describe a hunk of beef. Take a stroll through the...

How to Prepare for Climate Change's Most Immediate Impacts

If you weren’t already convinced by the epic snowstorm, fatal heat dome, horrific flooding, apocalyptic fires, and...

An Injection of Chaos Solves a Decades-Old Fluid Mystery

Fluids can be roughly divided into two categories: regular ones and weird ones. Regular ones, like water...

Old Climate Clues Shed New Light on History

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.Joseph Manning,...

Pregnant People Are Still Not Getting Vaccinated Against Covid

Clinicians have also begun to report a particular side effect of Covid during pregnancy, which they are...

The World Was Cooler in 2021 Than 2020. That’s Not Good News

Today NASA and NOAA dropped their annual analysis of global temperatures: Last year was tied with 2018...

Astronomers identified a second possible exomoon

Some of the same researchers who found the first purported exomoon now say that they’ve found another....
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